I couldn't, no matter how much I wanted to, leave the handkerchief on the floor next to the door for him to find. It was too expensive a necklace for me to be so reckless with it. I raised my hand and knocked on the wooden door twice. A second later, the door swung open, to my surprise. I had already forgotten that he was expecting me and that he would answer the door immediately. I was caught by surprise but I managed to recover the moment I saw his face.
He was as handsome as he had been the first time I saw him. This time, his spiky hair was slicked back and the light shining out of the room behind him made his brown eyes appear to have been the sight of a desert storm. He was in a black tuxedo; well-dressed for a bachelor who was soon to be a groom. The moment he set those eyes on my